What does vainglorious mean?

Definitions for vainglorious
veɪnˈglɔr i əs, -ˈgloʊr-vain·glo·ri·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. big, swelled, vainglorious(adj)

    feeling self-importance

    "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"

Wiktionary

  1. vainglorious(Adjective)

    With excessive vanity or unwarranted pride.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vainglorious(adj)

    feeling or indicating vainglory; elated by vanity; boastful

How to pronounce vainglorious?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vainglorious in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vainglorious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of vainglorious in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Flocken:

    Instead of killing it, they can be moved to a different area, be used to bring in photo tourism or eco-tourism -- something that doesn't kill the animal. People pay good money to go to Africa to see species like rhinos, and instead of just killing one for a quick monetary gain for a vainglorious American, it can be moved around to a different area if it is a problem with the herd.

  2. Jeffrey Flocken:

    The thought that the only way we can come up with to save the species is to kill them -- that, I would say, we are in a situation where there's a paucity of imaginative thinking. instead of killing it, they can be moved to a different area, be used to bring in photo tourism or eco-tourism -- something that doesn't kill the animal. People pay good money to go to Africa to see species like rhinos, and instead of just killing one for a quick monetary gain for a vainglorious American, it can be moved around to a different area if it is a problem with the herd.

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